51. Subject to the provisions of sections 78 to 80 respecting an existing dam, the first dam safety review must be conducted not later than in the tenth year following the year of dam commissioning. That deadline is postponed to the 15th year and the 20th year for dams in the Low and Very Low Consequence category, respectively.
For the purposes of section 50 and this section, the year of dam commissioning and the year of completion of the work are the years during which the Minister must be advised of the completion of the work as provided in section 10 of the Act.
O.C. 300-2002, s. 51; O.C. 17-2005, s. 9.